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Weather Outlook: Temps Varying from Cool to Hot, Humidity Way Down

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Thanks to a marine layer over the coastal areas, beach neighborhoods should experience lower to mid 70s today. However, other parts of the region will not be spared with downtown hitting an expected high of 90 and the valleys soaring into triple digits today, according to the National Weather Service. "The whole [San Fernando] Valley will be around 100 to 105," explained Ryan Kittell, a meteorologist, over the phone. Weak to moderate in force, the Santa Ana winds will continue to blow into the region later this morning and afternoon. "Although they are not strong, they are strong enough to cause fires to spread," said Kittell.

Humidity is also a big concern today because they remained below 10 percent overnight. "That's the really extreme part of events like this," Kittell warned. "Typically you expect to recover over night but they stayed dry all night. Many places will probably end up drier today than yesterday."

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